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DR Congo: UN voices alarm at rising number of prison deaths
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Monday, 21 July 2008
DR Congo: UN voices alarm at rising number of prison deaths
Human rights officials with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have expressed serious concern about the living conditions in the Mbuji Mayi central prison, where at least 26 prisoners have died from severe and acute malnutrition since February.Read Full Article ...
 
UN expert praises rights progress in Liberia, raises concern at crime levels
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Friday, 18 July 2008
UN expert praises rights progress in Liberia, raises concern at crime levels
Five years after the peace agreement that ended its civil war, Liberia has made accelerated progress on several human rights issues, but there are still seriou...
 
Proposed EU policy on illegal immigrants alarms UN rights experts
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Friday, 18 July 2008
Proposed EU policy on illegal immigrants alarms UN rights experts
Ten independent United Nations human rights experts have expressed their deep concern at a proposed European Union policy that seeks to harmonize standards and...
 
Strong link between child soldiers and small arms trade, UN experts say
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Wednesday, 16 July 2008
Strong link between child soldiers and small arms trade, UN experts say
The trade in small arms is a major factor behind the worldwide phenomenon of child soldiers, according to United Nations experts who gathered today in New York...
 
Somalia: UN voices grave concern after more aid workers are killed
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Tuesday, 15 July 2008
Somalia: UN voices grave concern after more aid workers are killed
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia today expressed grave concern at the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the country after two ...
 
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